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What did you do to your Ranger today? (Part Deux!)


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What did I do to my Ranger? I checked the oil and took a picture...

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Got an alignment check today because of all the potholes and recessed manhole covers in the area that I seem to have a knack for finding. The alignment was still good after 7 months.

Next week I drop off the Ranger to get bed damage from a parking-lot fender-bender repaired.
 

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put the cap back on. the larger engine hoist certainly helps. it goes up another 2 feet plus I have a cheater extension for
light weight stuff.

for the bed I'll use eye bolts in the holes instead of the lifting frame.

too bad I don't have a bunch of teenagers around. ordering pizza would have been a whole lot easier.

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now I have to get the bed into the tent so work can commence.
 

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Heated my torquemonster headers and bent #2 tube for clearance of #3 spark plug wire. New wires, n plugs. Test drive was fun.
 

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Got the '97 back from the boss today, I didn't get home until 10pm last night so just went home instead of the extra half hour to his house... he drove the '97 to work, apparently it drives good but the drivers seat is worn out, it's out of a '94 so yeah, I knew that :)
 

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I'm not sure if I updated anything one here in a while but I replaced all of the steering parts tie rod ends etc and did the 95-97 twin piston brake upgrade.

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Did some tinkering on the '90, welded up the brackets for the side of the frame (will need trimmed by the time I'm done), took some measurements to avoid tires hitting the radius arms and think I have some things figured out, we'll see if I can get a good portion done this weekend...
 

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Yesterday I went and got some food and tried to open my tailgate but one side would not release so I just popped open the bed cover and stuck them in that way. So today I popped the gate open and removed the cover to find a rod clip had broke. $7.50 later it's fixed and I again can open my tailgate.

Not bad for a 30 year old truck. Age got to the clip and it became brittle. Pretty sure they were originals though it makes me wonder which clip will be next.
 

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Dropped the fuel tank, resealed the fuel pump with a new locking ring of a different brand that fit slightly better and reinstalled the tank. Now... off to bed.
 

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After being a bum most of the day, the weather cleared up about two and it actually became a beautiful afternoon and evening. So I started the prep to bring the Road Ranger to the Carlisle Nationals in ernest.

I was feeling pretty lazy, but I had already been thinking to start at the nose and work backwards on whatever issues. I’ll write it up under that thread.

The other “first thing” I’ve been working on is just cleaning up and clearing out my driveway so I can disconnect the trailer and turn it around. I figured out how I want to put a tongue jack on the ‘Raith, so I’m going to do that as a last step for now on that project just to make it easier to move.
 

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